Kesses MP Dr Swarup Mishra Mealt The Hearts Of Many Kenyans After Doing These To Farmers
As maize planting season is gaining momentum in Northrift Kesses legislator Dr Swarup Mishra has left many talking following his latest action. The vocal legislator has melt hearts of many kenyans after coming to aid of small scale farmers who are unable to gather for farming expenses. Dr swarup Mishra donated free fertilizers and maize seeds to enable farmers get back to the farming.
"The National Government is Sidelining Governors" Bungoma Boss Ken Lusaka Claims on Recent KKA Move
A day after complaining that the Council of Governors were left out in President William Ruto's trip to South Korea, the council's Chairman for the Agriculture Committee Ken Lusaka has argued that the Kenya Kwanza Government is sidelining the governors. Speaking with NTV on Wednesday from Bungoma County, Lusaka claimed that as the link between the national government and the residents in their respective counties, governors ought to be engaged more so in the issues that have been devolved.
Ruto's Government Dealt a Big Blow as Council of Governors Make a Bold Stand on Its Latest Decision
President William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Alliance government has been dealt a major blow after the Council of Governor joined hands with most Kenyans in opposing the move to import GMO maize. All this started after the Trade, Industry and Investment Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria said that the government was going to import 10 million bags of the GMO maize, which has left lawmakers from Western Region and the North Rift ganging up against Kuria and Ruto's administration.
Farmers Have a Reason To Smile as MPs Vow To Defend Them Against The Proposed Budget
After the National Treasury blocked the allocation of Sh1.4 billion for fertiliser subsidies, MPs threatened to reject the supplementary budget yesterday. According to them, the funds will be used to help reduce high fertiliser prices, which have driven up production costs. Chairman of the Agriculture Committee, Silas Tiren (Moiben), said they had asked Sh15 billion but had received no response from the Cabinet.
The Council Of Governors Has Faulted The Manner In Which The State Lifted Ban On GMO Maize
The council of governors (COG) has faulted the Manner In Which The State Lifted The Ban On Genetically Modified organic (GMO) maize. They said the decision was hurried and that they were never Consulted. Addressing the press in Bungoma County, COG chairperson of the Agriculture Committee Kenneth Lusaka and his Environment and climate change counterpart Wilbert Ottichilo said the proposal by the ministry of Trade to Import GMO maize into the country when farmers are harvesting is unacceptable.
Peter Salasya Nominated in the Agriculture Committee and Regional Development Committee
MP for Mumias East Constituency Hon Peter Salasya has been nominated be in the committee of regional development in the National Assembly. Through a short video record, he has said how he's going to ensure that he uses this opportunity to revive Mumias Sugar Company. "Thanks to my fellow colleagues in the national Assembly for putting me in the agriculture committee and since Kenya is an agricultural economy I will make it great.